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Flag for Greenland March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Qaanaaq, Greenland (Thule)

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Tuesday, March 3, 2026 at 8:33 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Qaanaaq: Total Lunar Eclipse


Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 5:44 AM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 8:33 AM

Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 11:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes

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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Qaanaaq

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Will Look

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Qaanaaq. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:50 AM Mar 38:33 AM Mar 39:36 AM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in Qaanaaq on Tuesday, March 3, 2026

EventTime in QaanaaqDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 5:44 AM243°West-southwest12.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 6:50 AM258°West-southwest8.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 8:04 AM276°West4.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 8:33 AM283°West-northwest3.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 9:02 AM290°West-northwest1.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetMar 3 at 9:36 AM298°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 10:17 AM307°Northwest1.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 11:22 AM323°Northwest5.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Qaanaaq (WGT – West Greenland Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Qaanaaq.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Qaanaaq

Eclipse Visibility from QaanaaqVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2021Jun 10SolarAnnular
Annular
2021Nov 19LunarPartial
Partial
2022Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2023Oct 14SolarPartial
Annular
2023Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2024Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2024Sep 17 / Sep 18LunarPartial
Partial
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
Total
2025Mar 29SolarPartial
Partial
2026Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2026Aug 12SolarPartial
Total
2026Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarPartial
Partial
2027Feb 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2028Jan 11 / Jan 12LunarPartial
Partial
2028Dec 31LunarTotal
Total
2029Jun 12SolarPartial
Partial
2029Dec 20LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Qaanaaq, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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